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CNN
Dec 7, 2013 6:30am PST
powerful military, but the best education system? not so much. the survey compares thousands of reports from around the world. u.s. students are average in reading and science, below average in math. the u.s. came in 36 out of 65 developed countries between the slovak republican and lithuania. students in shanghai are more than two years ahead of the peers in massachusetts. the u.s. did better in reading, 24th in the world rankings. number one, shanghai again. science, the u.s. came in number 28 on that list. the top performer? you guessed it. shanghai, china. the u.s. will not get the most improved award. the u.s. fell in all three subjects from 2009 to 2012. u.s. education secretary arne duncan says it points a picture of education stagnation. is the u.s. falling behind or is everyone else getting better? i sat down with candy crowley and christiane amanpour and asked why the u.s. is falling behind. >> what is the problem with education? we keep throwing money at it. the interesting statistics are that the u.s. spends a huge amount of money on education, it doesn't spend as much as ot
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
the novel by the evening. something to that that was posted on an education over the top end of the catholic media. the store was opened on the computers and smash it. science labs reports said. i never write about it often at least we had this to austin on monday it's been ages i mean by that time the campus of us and some spoons allegedly belonging to an al qaeda and eight. the best of from the university hostel in september he was in it. most of the seventeen soccer world cup in twenty seventeen the chief executives' committee which met in the business at the outside but about half as the vaunted that this gene is dominant and yet had the odd it was because of azerbaijan and south africa. it may be the biggest soccer thought of it it gets posted the president said dr said this was of enormous importance for the time to bond point two billion people in sporting political and geopolitical tabs. this is the site. this is book be a big weekend for i need to thank the chief executives' committee but keeping the cross hamas and bombed in depth the bikes who was presenting on the same woke up fr
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
their families. it's not easy for roma children in the czech education system. according to martina, it's not just because their parents don't always look after them roperly. she tls me the state must do more to promote integration. the principal tells me that recently czech education authorities asked them to count the roma children. they want to us judge which children were roma and which were not on the basis of their physical appearance. i didn't react and haven't heard anything since then. education authorities put the scheme on ice because of the criticism it received from many eachers. e year ago, police started a pilot project. roma like elena and carl are being trained as special police officers in an attempt to combat rising crime. the city's ombudsman for minorities helped initiate the project. he believes there will be less friction if the crime rate mong the roma falls. we wanted to defuse the hatred. the roma police officers are helping us. they should get close to the people in their community and help implement law and order. the idea gives the impression that the roma t
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
it be tv that wall come to while but the prob and to present the different faces and educated at different places on taiwan. on the host prequel. have you heard of organization called taiwan model united nations development association. what are his functions. what kind of role and does he offered to the people in taiwan on today's program was delighted to have missed it don't honk least the founding president of the taiwan model un development association to share with us his experiences in pomona being the experiences in taiwan will come over to ikea for this. but consider that the team to probe and tell you what miller lot of people don't know what the title of model united nations development association. it's a new kit was a little bit on this background of functions and the pope and the office turned course. well like the name suggests. our main goal is to spread among the conditions the activity and the spirit behind this activity in taiwan. it started roughly i would say baby. paul glover twelve years ago when i was still in college and how well as a college freshman.
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
poetry. he wanted what he called a western-style education. i think that stays with me. especially in this holiday season, we forget what we have. a western-style education. this guy was willing to do anything for it. and rebel against his parents. what he wanted more than anything else. he didn't even see that he was going to become this worldwide legend. >> dana be an bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it was that you were plucked out of the crowd, of all the joushallists that were there, how did it come to be that you were chosen, to get a chance to talk to him? i know you worked it a little bit. i would love to hear that story. the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those interviews? >> you know, dana, i like the way you put it. i worked it. i did work it, my friend. because what happened was, everybody was being turned away. everybody wanted time with nelson mandela after he first got out. here he is at his home. what happened was i had written a book about the american civil rights movement, "eyes
KOFY
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
behind this education revolution that is happening. also baby seat that has some parents outraged. why they say it is just going too far. >> california man on mission. just how long he plans on ringing that bell. you know it's hard to believe an amazing effort he makes. i'll have the [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >> most of us had to adapt to the internet but all young people have ever known. so schools are now race to go make children education as modern and connected as the rest of their lives. away from the classroom. and this week that effort got a very big pwingt from 2 of the most influential names in tech. here's jonathan bl
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
the age of twenty five unemployed. how qualified to education they may be too many trying their luck in places like brazil. we need to succeed it that not only is the way they'd expected these two young spaniards have fled the economic crisis at home and move to a poor neighborhood in brazil. like many other southern europeans marco on the lease from barcelona and another perspective the mess here they found a new home in a fun dinner. and they're both pretty happy with their new lines. one one two one wants to be less of an ice really get close to the beach known tom for moi. and i can afford an apartment in a knock in the normal maybe it's in riyadh is present here though there are more spaniards coming we tune in here too with her compatriot who's lived here for awhile. there was a drawing more and more southern europeans. the day they are. the national dish of spain. early in hopes it will help them build a new life in rio de janeiro. it just didn't see much of a future for himself and staying in light of the economic crisis and high unemployment. seoul the thirty three year old
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:30pm PST
's to one single child in the community he says councilman education is just as important. so much so that the school to return them after the war itself which showing where each child in the elite its home market with an empty circle triangle indicates a child who is now attending college. chasing up into the two families is responsibility of teachers like ms son of today she's going to talk to a man whose two daughters have been tearing up the cost. we went for a child from school equality now operate across the country. efforts to increase school enrolments are bearing fruit. latest figures show that nearly ninety percent of boys and all bush's many ngos are now concede the primary education in the eye ensuring children and the white variety of christian groups take their place and floss would always be more difficult. with the commitment of teachers parents and administrators alike. it's so cold that looks increasingly within reach. the intelligent use of local materials is very important when it comes to plead guilty. taiwanese insiders have started to apply to all sorts of local
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
a wage when they're trying to earn a living. as we have more older and highly educated people in that sector. >> if you had a perfect system in a test tube, though, and it's not that way, it just seems to me, if you can find someone not working that is willing to work at whatever the market price is, you can fill enough jobs that you want, it seems like, you know, if you're true to economics, it seems like you would never set anything. you'd want the market. >> this is an idea that says -- >> and the other thing, jared, is it not this simple? a company can either have 100 people at $8 an hour or 80 people at $10 an hour. >> it's definitely not that simple. let me respond to both of those. i thought it was gary who gave a good list of the way that minimum wages -- the increases tend to get absorbed. and that's why, joe, your second point i think is wrong. he talked about profits, he talked about prices. there's also efficiency gains. clearly, the absorption mechanism isn't just on the employment margin. that's why we get those results i've been describing through our discussion
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
mandela and it will be tomorrow at f and b stadium in johannesburg and a belief that education was the only way for people to raise up from poverty and where that legacy stands today. and revolutionary cancer treatment and using one deadly disease to battle another. >> i'm mark and coming up, the afc race is heating up as manning is a leg up on the competition, that is ahead in sports. >>> wintry conditions will improve today but i'm tracking another round of snow for the northeast, i'll have details coming up. >>> al jazeera america continues and thomas and i are back with you in just 2 1/2 minutes. ♪ straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> from our headquarters in new york, here are the headlines this hour. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> a deal in the senate may be a
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
for africa initiative in 2004 to promote education in africa with a special emphasis on the children least likely to get an education in africa, girls, orphans and children living in extreme poverty. the schools for africa initiative has raised more than $164 million and helped more than 21 million children in 11 african countries. the kids in need of desks fund that i created with unicef is part of this initiative, the kind fund which provides jobs in ma louy has now raised 5 million $851,920. that was after your contributions throwed in today in the amount of $76,404 after i talked about the kind fund on last night's show and asked to you hip. 0 hundreds of thousands of children are sitting at desks for the first time in their lives thanks to you. the kind fund is now providing desks to girls. call 1-800-4unicef. as you have seen in my previous reports, whether we deliver desks to the schools, the kids always thank us in song. ♪ ♪ more dining out. more traveling. and along with it, more identity theft. every time you pull out your credit card, shop online, or hit the road, you give t
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
in energy, transport. we would like to invest in education in the u.k.. we would like to invest in health. we have projects in all of those areas that are ongoing at the moment. i am hoping even in the next few we will make one or two announcements indicating the scale of the opportunities that we have here in the u.k.. >> nigel, thank you so much for now. as we had to break, the world remembering nelson mandela. south africa's first black president passed away late yesterday and the tributes are pouring in. this to say.ma had >> to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. africa at peace with itself. an example to the world. that is the legacy to the nation he loved. ♪ >> nigel wilson is still with us. he is the ceo of one of the uk's biggest companies. talk to us about floods. we were looking at dramatic $ç#p10,000 people still have no electricity today. you said we have learned a lot of lessons from the past. and ourselvesent and numerous others have played a key role in how we deal with floods her
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
, that i have read so much -- thathat has educated i have educated others about, that i have gone to jail for, that i have rallied on college campuses for. angeles,anded in los when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was and i was just dumb struck. i was an off him. -- i was in late august him. -- in awe of him. >> d emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we moved from the civil war into the 1960s, that was our experience. how similar or different was a black experience in south africa versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of approach and -- kind of oppression you could imagine. not only did you have people who to the areas far outside of the main city of south africa, who lived in shanties -- one water fountains serve thousands -- one water fountains serve thousands. if you fell into the black or brown category, you simply could not be educated, you could have a decent job, you work in the mines for pennies, it was horrible and awful. worse than what we experience going through the kind of discrimination here in
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
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CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
personal adversity and committed to philanthropy and higher education. you know who else got one this year? class of 2014, coty at honey well and jerry jones, owner of the cowboys. they're in great company with you. congratulations. that's a real honor. it's a big deal for the class of 2014. >> well, thank you for saying that joe. it is an honor. i admire the ratio society greatly. they take individuals andle challenge circumstances and give them an opportunity through scholarships to change their life through education. and to join companies not only those you mentioned but most importantly our previous winner our founder. i never thought it would happen in my lifetime. >> you didn't get it yet, did you? when do they do it? >> no. the event is in april in washington d.c. >> it's a big deal. >> it's quite something. i look forward to hit. >> can congratulations. we'll check back with you on. that think about it if you see the tape. i look good in that suit. >> actually joe, when i see the ron burgundy commercial, i do think of you. i don't know why. >> i think that's a compliment? thanks m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
not improved their scors scores muc. the education second called it the picture stagnation. >> and how the u.n. is using drones to keep the peace. >> and you wouldn't believe how much the partridge in a pear tree costs now. >> a dramatic rescue caught on tape. this is the moment a nigerian ship was pulled from under water after spending three days trapped in a tug boat. he shows his hand as he reaches out to alert the rescue diver that he is okay. he managed to survive by breathing in air in an air bubble and the boat overturned while pulling an oil tanker ovef off the coast of nigeria. he is the only survivor of a 12 member crew. >> the united nations has now started using drones. the u.n. says peacekeepers are flying unmanned craft to monitor the activity between rawanda and u began a began beganuganda. james bay has more. >> it's a first taking to the skies the u.n. has fleets of white painted suv's and trucks and helicopters and planes and now the first united nations unmanned aerial ai aircraft more commonly known as a drone. unlike those of the use it's equipped with only a camera not
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
support the work that social enterprises do, that anchor institutions like hospitals and educational institutions and others can do to create jobs, again, specifically focused on individuals and communities that have the largest challenges this attaching to our economy. so we don't have a date for that yet, but we're going to set it. we're working on it. and so we'll send invitations out to all of you again since you've been with us today, so look for that in the next couple of weeks. thank you again for joining us today. have a happy thanksgiving, and shop small business on saturday. [laughter] [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> today the leader of french opposition party talks about france and the rest of the international community. he'll discuss a range of issues including the eurozone crisis and his country's refusal to sign off on the recent iranian nuclear deal. we'll have live remarks beginning at 6:30 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. >> i didn't get the idea for the for dummies series. i had an idea to do a beginning book about computers, about dos b specifically, and i ki
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
's all young people have known. but schools are racing to find education modern and connected and this week, efforts got a boost from two of the influential names in tech. here is abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom. over trouble spots, take a rubber stylus, equalling a classroom full of kids paying attention. >> this engages kids. you can see their eyes open. when seeing this on the big screen >> these kids are digital natives and this is their world. >> but never mind ipads. one of the important ingredients is one you can't see. a blazingly fast internet connection. a luxury half of the schoolses in the county don't have. >> they have 500 in the case of this school over 800 kids. >> even is the head of the education super highway. out to change that with serious hip help. >> i think what they've realized is that we're at a tipping point now. >> marchwell envisions a world where dozen was stream individual yeet once using world events as teachable moments but the super highway has to find which schools need an upgrade, connect with grand money and give help spending it in the b
KOFY
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
have known. but schools are racing to find education modern and connected and this week, efforts got a boost from two of the influential names in tech. here is abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom. when mike goes over trouble spots, take a rubber stylus, equalling a classroom full of kids paying attention. >> this engages kids. you can see their eyes open. when seeing this on the big screen >> these kids are digital natives and this is their world. >> but never mind ipads. one of the important ingredients is one you can't see. a blazingly fast internet connection. a luxury half of the schoolses in the county don't have. >> they have 500 in the case of this school over 800 kids. >> even is the head of the education super highway. out to change that with serious hip help. >> i think what they've realized is that we're at a tipping point now. >> marchwell envisions a world where dozen was stream individual yeet once using world events as teachable moments but the super highway has to find which schools need an upgrade, connect with grand money and give help spending it in the best way poss
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
you the poster child for south africa's education. the mandela family was quoted describing you as the face of the new south africa. what is the face of the young generation of post-apartheid south africa. >> i think the young face of this new south africa is a dynamic face. we don't - our revolution will not be a political one. our revolution will be a revolution driven by innovation and prosperity across all income levels in south africa. we are very dynamic generation. my story is like that of millions of south africans. >> you describe this challenge rising to the challenge of innovation. what about domestically are there changes to that that young people face in south africa as they try to meet a global threshold to be competitive. >> certainly, which is why i believe my story resonates. a challenge is education. more south africans, world class education. the commitment to education, not just education, but achieving excellence. it's a challenge that i am sure my peers will adopt in the next couple of years. >> speaking of achieving educational excellence. is it true that
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
, whether it's a much bigger or more inclusive middle class including blacks, whether it's better education, but you're absolutely right. the project is not finished. in fact, even particularly amongst the blacks, there is a massive income inequality, one of the biggest in the world. very, very poor people still living in shantytowns and the like while there is also at the same time a very rich and exploding black you know, economic super class. so that is an issue. the issue of corruption is still one that's alive and needs to be tackled. and the issue of education still needs to be tackled. he was very keen on the idea of education. but look, many people will say some of the very important things were not done. and they still have to be finished, but after mandela was released and after those first elections in south africa, so much more of this continent has become democratic. it's not a coincidence. >> christiane, so many world leaders when you talk about the leader of cuba, the united states and europe and african countries, it could not be more diverse. do you think there is a lesson,
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. it caught fire. they began to educate and send their anc representatives out of the country and all over the world talking about what was going on. i introduced legislation in the california state assembly where i was serving to divest all of our pension funds from businesses that were doing business in south africa. that caught fire. and investment started all over the united states in various legislatures. the young people on the college campuses started to march and rally. transafrica forms and began to sit in at the south african embassy. we closed down the south african council here in los angeles, so the movement took hold. and we added to that the sanctions, the rallies, the protests, the education about what was going on, and it brought apartheid to an end. >> yeah, i think the key point if that is the grass-roots movement of divestment as the predicate to sanctions. it became the national government's policy version of what universities and cities and states and all sorts of cities were working on on a grass-roots level. i want to bring in thomas frank, author of "the wrecking c
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
finds people lengthening out their high school education because of minimum wage. >> so actually a good effect. >> good effect. >> but that new study you cited, that's a survey of 100 other studies. >> yes, ma'am. >> specifically, they pinpoint low-skilled, the impact on low-skilled -- >> and teens, yes. that's a big place where there seems to be an effect. however, there are different points in the curve. you raise the minimum rage. maybe that means a more expensive hamburger. but what's the better social good? >> and agrees. i don't know if you've ever worked a minimum-wage job. in high school. >> several of them, thank you very much. >> me, too. i worked at wendy's, a seafood place and a chinese place. and the only person that was older than 20 was the owner. the manager was probably 21 years old. i think there's two arguments here. let's bring in ross duvall in the milliken institute. it's a big deal. we love it. but you study wages and economies in part for a living as well. are there really two debates here? there's the debate between the 15-year-old who most people would say prob
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
education needs to be improved. whether you are going to get a lot of social media used as actually reading the attorney general's guidance, that's a separate question. but i think as part of the measure of art, education in schools as well, hopefully that will help to reduce the problems we have seen recently. >> that's fine for countries like england and whales, but of course, internationally, it's a separate problem, so the laws don't apply to anybody who is tweeting about a british case but from abooed, and it's very difficult to regulate that, isn't it? >> yes. >> particularly when there are different laws in different countries. >> yes, exactly. that is a major problem. it has an impact on high profile cases which would attract international interest. but there are those high-profile celebrities, politicians, companies, et cetera, and it's difficult, and you look at the position in the u.s., where, you know, prosecution for publication of -- of these sorts of comments for contempt of court is very, very limited and that is a massive problem, and i think one really interesting example
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
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CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
paying? >> well, a job that's better paying calls for a higher education. and, you know, if you don't have that, then it's hard to get a better paying job. and, you know, a lot of people cannot get a better education because of them having to work and take care of a home. >> and, mary, i understand you're also taking care of a daughter with a heart condition, two grandchildren. how old are you, if you don't mind me asking? >> i'm 59 years old. >> and, mary, i imagine then trying to move up in this position, as you say, without the access to education that could enable you to get another job is a huge problem potentially. when you began working all of those years ago, did you have a different outcome in mind? >> yes, i did. i never thought it would get worse. i've always felt that it would get better instead of worse. but it has made a turnaround. >> i want to also, mary, just give you -- let you listen to an interview we had yesterday with jamie richardson. he's a white castle vice president. we said to him, jamie, what would happen if the minimum wage were raised to $15 an hour for
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. you went to where. >> never mind. >> oh, my god tell me all these educated people on the set what is he trying to say. >> i went to alabama so i can probably explain it better than anybody else. boy that cuts like a knife. >> tell me, what is the concept. >> we don't know how to kick a field goal when we're at the 15 yard line. >> great game. >> is anyone here? >> kicked the ball -- 59 yard kick but we don't kick a 15 yard field goal. anyway, so let me just say there were a lot of people -- i'm going to say two things so you can't jump on me after i say the first thing. okay. >> okay. >> number one i hate to be harold ford everybody told us back in 1996 when we tried to pass welfare reform and limit the number of weeks, months, years people could be on welfare that we were the most cold hearted hateful people of all time and young children would starve and grand mothers would be thrown out in the snow. we were. we were called the most heartless people of all time. we passed it over two bill clinton wes to. he signed at any time third time. most everybody said that it was a great s
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> the education of this president is a subtracting and moving process as it was this week as he continues with the scent of profound government. bill: brit hume is our political analyst. >> i got a chuckle out of that. bill: what did you think of that observation? >> the president said something about people blowing their money in las vegas, and then somewhat later he said it again in las vegas is hurting and need the business. and this is why you don't have to be a governor to know and understand and it operates slowly behind this technologically and otherwise. and no executive experience. so we have gotten to travel within this along the learning curve. bill: there are these agencies that are outdated with the structure of a lot of these agencies, reform is hard to do and a lot of these programs and activities have constituencies and so on and it's hard to change it. and i think most people intuitively understand that in this is the health and human services program that basically kind of left it alone and didn't put this in overall charge of a for at that time. bill: the hhs or irs, al
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
votes you can muster on your side? >> we didn't raise votes in this, we just educated that parties of the financial situation. regarding what is going on. we will see this assembly on the 20th. what kind of votes against and revoke this vote. i can't tell you actually. we can pass on the brazilian asset docs if you want. >> what is your backup plan for the brazilian asset of telecom italia? shareholderswe as proposed in 2010 a merge between and oi.azil we do know what kind of synergies are in place in the case of a merger. that a standalone t i m brazil would have a nice growth path for the next three years, i would say. then ultimately we will see what will be the best outcome for tam brazil. the worstthis is moment to sell t i m brazil. the reason why i am saying that is because the sacrifice we are doing on the margins is because of gaining participation in the market traded has been shown detrimental to telefonica and some other players that we're gaining shares in the market. right now would not be the proper time to sell it in brazil anyway. on a standalone basis. >> i'm so s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
that money to invest in health care, build hospitals, improve education or help the homeless. i think it's embarrassing. >> reporter: tens of thousands of tickets have already been sold and nearly half a million fans are expected to come to the games. finishing the stadium is not only crucial for the city, but the entire country. >>> quick mention of the quicket. australia have taken control of the second test against england. the captain killing 148 centuries off of brad hatten. the aussies eventually declaring on 570 for 9. england in a lot of trouble in that match. >> andy many thanks. top stories and more reaction to the death of nelson mandela straight ahead here on al jazeera. see you again. ♪ >>> the sun will rise tomorrow, the next day, and the next. it may not appear as bright as yesterday, but life will carry on. >> archbishop desmund tutu articulating the loss of nelson mandela. across the world, people are mourning the loss of the former south african president. near his home many are celebrating the life of the man. there will be public remembrances for mandela next week.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. it's an imphotographe above im . and one. major challenges of the and the education system is always a challenge. the healthcare system is always a challenge. and those are the various issues that south africans have to make. the death of nelson mandela reminds everyone about how far they have gone. how far the south african government and people have come. are those row minders because of his death in some ways, are those reminders that will help spur the country forward, did you think? rvetion nk i thinkthink. >> i think the revelation will be inspiring to south africans and it's not something that they will change soon. >> zplrvetion. >> i think to change the few cuss of the world and when the wrrbled looks at us and talks about the legacy of nelson mandela. how can we convert that into international goodl good will ao elect better leaders and run our country better and continue to be a democratic society. how do south africans teach their children about what happened in the past. >> there are different ways. and south africa has a yum of -- a number of museums. and there is also
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
. a lot of people bringing their children down because they want to educate about the man and the vital role that he played in this country's history. tis is the house where nelson mandela first lived with his first wife evelyn and their children. he stayed with his former wife winnie mandela and their two daughters. she stayed in the house for much of the 27 years that he was in prison, isolated, separated from each other. this is where the police came all the time, intimidating her, raiding the house and harassed her. she was the subject of banning orders and sent to live in a remote area in an effort to try to separate her from the party, from the a.n.c. her and the family devastated by the loss of their beloved family member, close family member for them, but somebody millions of south africans and around the world feel they know personally as well. >> tania paige in south africa. thank you. lots more on the website. it's words a visit - aljazeera.com/mandela. watch a documentary featuring stories of people who knew nelson mandela. aljazeera.com/mandela. >> most of the attackers who
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
want to share the power that the middle classes that the elite that the educated section. but that being frozen out they killed when an election which is why they're staging these protests. now as you set out to daddy truce has been declared said that thailand can join together and celebrate the king's eighty six the state tomorrow. but many people think that that period will be yours the negotiations behind the scenes to see if they convert to some kind of a deal the prime minister did not shed a lot has agreed to talks. why would she do this when when she has such a commanding position. well the truth is something has got to change. there are simply too many protest is to ignore. i'm no one doubts that unless they can come up with something. come the end of the trees on friday there will be a return to the big protests that may be a return to the violence and out something else the road that nobody wants to build on the thanks for joining us more though of course one of their bicycle culture will be in touch with you it will cause the next couple of days so temporary. e
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
the young and vibrant to want to go on the exchange. adds people are more educated about it that's what will happen. that's what we're hoping for for all of this country to lower health care costs. >> i'm intrigued by your first answer where you essentially laid out some of the objectives of the affordable care act. then you said but i'm not too worried about details of the website. isn't that precisely the problem with all of this right now? the objectives were clearly laid out but the details were not well planned. for example, the famous promise made by the president that if you like your insurance plan you get to keep your insurance plan. when, in fact, for 5%, that's not the case. and now people are getting those cancellation notices. the details were not that well thought out. >> agreed that the details did not come to fruition once we began the website. let's be clear, 20% of this country's not based on a website. we'll get the website right. if it's right 30 days later, then we'll still get it right. they had a million go through yesterday healthcare.gov, th
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
in february to move into education or philanthropy he says. if he'd be willing, he would be a really big get for someone. kelly? >> i had no idea -- inventory is high, inventory of ceo candidates. courtney reagan back at headquarters. thank you. while gap isn't looking for a new ceo, they might want to look for a new strategy. several wall street firms downgrading the stock. >> let's talk about it. adrian, thinks this room has run to run while ann thinks gap will go nowhere from here. ladies, thank you for joining us. adrian, make the case for gap right now. >> the case for gap really is about global growth. in the near term, absolutely we agree that it's very promotional. there is a lot of pressure on march margins. we actually think in the near term, that is something to be the status quo. but we like the global growth prospects. the company has yet to really expand globally. opened its first old navy store in japan in 2012. there's a lot of runway for this company longer term. >> at the same time, even coming out with a better than expected november sales number, pam, we've got the shares
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
to "mad money," welcome to cramerica. my job is not just to educate but also to teach you. so call me at 1-800-743-cnbc. to most private investors, the bad news is good news for stock story doesn't pass the smell te
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
college classrooms and secondary education will sanitize a little bit of nelson mandela's story, not tell the full picture. >> i hope not. i hope the college professors and administrators will insist we tell the whole story. we don't have to idolize nelson mandela. we can present him as the ful - fully-fleshed human being with all his noble qualities and his flaws. i think the interesting thing that he illustrates is moral leaders often go to places that are unlikely, and unexpected. they develop relationships. they initiate conversations. that upset the equilibrium in order to produce justice, in order to catalyze change. i think that's what today's millennials can college students around the country are interested in. authentic leaders who keep it real. >> talk about upsetting people. julian, back to you, talking about during the bush administration in 2003 when nelson mandela made the statement in regard to the iraq war. as he said, president bush has romanticized justifications as far as why the u.s. was involved. he said, all he, being president bush, all he wants is iraq oil. so ho
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
want to make you money. my job is not just to educate you, but entertain you so call me at 800-743-cnbc. with the dow seek 95 points and the s&p dropping and at one point the selling was far worse and it looked like we could be in the midst of a major rollover. still today like yesterday, the buyers and sellers did real soul-searching, and what exactly are they pondering? basically, they're trying to figure out if good news about the economy is bad news for stocks or is the opposite the case, as the economy improves should we like stocks more? it's a first-class quandary that we have to dive into headlong on "mad money" if we're going to figure out the market's move. it's distracted and a parlor game and we find you the best stocks and the best opportunities. the only focus on the fed's next move the last three years, you missed some of the single best moments to invest in our lifetimes. i regard that as terrible. i regard it as shameful because this fed-centric world presumes that the market is one big stock that is sent higher or lower by ben bernanke and janet yellin and it's the mar
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
for a lot of public education programs to be part of this as they try to say to those boomers who are driving, you're not as responsive as you used to be in the past. let's see if we can make it safer for you on the roads. >> all right. now let's -- i could not believe this story when i heard it, we've labeled it the worst layover ever. a man that fell asleep on a flight, he woke up to find himself cold, and alone, in a dark locked plane. first of all, what happened and two, how does this happen? >> well, officially express jet, which is operating the flight for united airlines, says it is investigating what happened. but my favorite part of the story is listening to the man who was locked on the plane explain what happened when he woke up. listen to this. >> i woke up and i was like, looked up at the ceiling and i saw the lights were out. looked down the aisle, and nobody was home. >> i love it. i love it. because we've all been in that position where you're kind of groggy, wake up and look around and go where am i exactly. when we do it there's always somebody sitting next to u
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
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Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
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Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
, going to have more resources for important thing like education and public safety. >> okay. in the "chicago tribune" an op ed written by governor scott walker of wisconsin. >> who? who? >> yeah, the guy sending me letters, everybody is welcome heading north. the long and short of it is, he didn't direct what you signed directly yesterday. but what he did underscore is that collective bargaining is no longer part of wisconsin based on act ten they passed, and at the time they passed it, the unemployment was both over 9% in wisconsin and illinois. it's good we slipped under, but wisconsin is 6.5, and they've turned into a slight surplus. you don't have an act ten. you didn't ban collective bargaining. >> no. >> are you going to have similar results, though? >> i believe in collective bargaining. we've created far more jobs than wisconsin. we created about 270,000 jobs. he promised 250,000 jobs. he's created 90,000 jobs in wisconsin. people don't go to sheboygan or, you know, places like that. they come to chicago and illinois. i think it's very important economy, that we work
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Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
is a tale of two economies, frankly. we are seeing a tremendous demand for highly educated, highly skilled jobs with a strong service component. so engineering. oil. financial services. and candidly, you know,er we're seeing that at levels we haven't seen almost since the late '90s. you know, we're almost reaching crazy levels, in terms of the bay area, for the war for engineering talent, and contrast that with the unskilled portion of the economy, which is not nearly enjoyed the recovery that the skilled portion of the economy has. and that is why, you know, unemployment has stayed above 7%, compared to the did, you know, under 5% that it was the last time that we sue this kind of crazy competition at the high end. >> yeah. saying that on a day when we're seeing protests around the country, arguing for minimum wage at fast-food restaurants, for instance. the last question, robert. yoo you are a veteran of expedia. you're a veteran of hotwire, of microsoft. everybody's tossing around whether or not mulally is going to go to microsoft or not. would he fit in the culture if he did? >> you kn
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
a mission. that mission is an educational product for which the taxpayers paid and students can't interfere with that mission. but where the school is not able to show interference the default position is the freedom of speech. the default position is the freedom of religion and this school board has not been able to show any interference with the delivery of the school's mission by this young woman passing out this literature. >> here's the problem with the school's statement. if they say you can't pass anything out because of a safety issue, why are they okay with posters glorifying dead rappers and drugs and alcohol? >> that probably gets into the political aspect of this. again, i don't know the motivation -- >> if you're talking about safety, drugs and alcohol not necessarily safe. >> i don't know the motivation. i certainly don't know what's in the hearts of the people who wrote this regulation. but it's hard to believe that they would have a regulation that would permit you to distribute literature about dead rappers but not distribute literature about jesus christ. >> here's a state
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